Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Architecture
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 158 117
Rank change year-on-year +30 -41 +5
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 4 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.58% 0.11% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.13% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 14
Manchester median daily rate £600 £613 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% +25.64% +8.33%
10th Percentile £498 £561 £325
90th Percentile £650 £674 £901
North West median daily rate £600 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +24.35% +1.58% -15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £21.05 -

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2394 2979 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.10% 83.92% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1894 1794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Manchester

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Architecture in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Manchester

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Manchester

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 4 £600 -
Technical Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
2 4 (23.53%) COBIT
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) CMDB
2 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 4 (23.53%) SCOM
2 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Public Cloud
3 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Contactless
3 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) JDA
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CAR
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Domain Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Supply Chain Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Zachman Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) CMDB
1 4 (23.53%) Public Cloud
2 3 (17.65%) Contactless
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) FMCG
4 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (17.65%) Data Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) COBIT
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) GMP
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SolarWinds
2 3 (17.65%) JDA
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle